Construct a tangent to circle of radius 4 cm through a point P on its circumference.

Asked by Topperlearning User | 10th Oct, 2017, 09:02: AM

Expert Answer:

 

 

 

Steps of construction.

i. Draw a circle with centre O and radius = 4 cm

ii. Take a point P on the circumference of the circle.

iii. Join OP

iv. Construct angle OPA = 90o and extend AP to B

v. Then APB is the required tangent to the circle.

Answered by  | 10th Oct, 2017, 11:02: AM